The Great British Food Festival - Harewood House

The Great British Food Festival - Harewood House

The Great British Food Festival 2024

Available to 27 May 2024

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The Great British Food Festival Harewood House is arriving in Leeds this spring for an incredible family festival full of food and fun

From the 25th to the 27th of May 2024, Harewood House will be host to the Great British Food Festival!

Feast your eyes on a family day out that has something for everyone, from food, to live music, kids activities and even something for the dogs! There really are so many things to do in Leeds' big food festival. 

Here's a sneak peak of some of the foodie fun going on at Harewood House this year:

  • Artisan Market: From chocolate to chutney and cheese to chili sauce, there's a huge selection of tasty treats that's bound to prove a terrific time for your tastebuds. 
  • Street food: Whether its tacos, pastas, burgers, hot dogs or curries that you're looking for, you won't be disappointed tasting the festival's super street food. Every trader is rated a 5-Star hygiene rating! 
  • Chef Demos: Chefs from all over will be giving cooking demonstrations on their favourite meals so you can learn the ways of becoming a master chef too! 
  • Bake Stage: Join the Fabulous Sandy D from Great British Bake-Off on the Bake Stage this year. She's ready to entertain you with some fabulous recipes and top tips!
  • BBQ Stage: Expect lots of smoke and tasty tips throughout the day as you become a barbie king or barbie queen with the exciting new BBQ stage program! 
  • Food Challenges: It's man and woman vs food on the Challenge Stage! From dessert showdowns, to sausage eat-offs and the fiery chilli challenge, these foody contests are a must-see. 
  • Cake Off: Over 800 cakes have been cut, tasted and deliberated, but only one can be the winner... Make sure not to miss the fiercely competitive Cake Off. 
  • Foraging Walks: Embark on a guided walk around the site and forage for goodies with edible, medicinal and even cosmetic uses. 
  • Kids Cookery: Little ones are in for a treat when they learn how to cook some new recipes. For 30-40 minutes, kids can cook up some Rocky Road Truffles or Peppermint & Orange Pebbles to take home. 

But that's not all! Here's some other things to do at Great British Food Festival Yorkshire this year: 

  • Live Music: From 10am to 5pm, a wide range of musicians will be taking to the stage to provide the sounds to your food-tastic day. 
  • Bars: Where there's great food, there also has to be great drinks! Find a selection of beers, lagers, ciders, ales, wines, whiskeys cocktails, gins and more.
  • Kids Activities: There's so many things to do for kids on their day out at the Great British Food Festival. Including a Party Workshops Family Circus, Treasure Hunt, Wacky Races, Bouncy Castle and Fairground Rides!
  • Dog-friendly Fun: Dogs will love exploring the Great British Food Festival. No need to leave your dog back home, bring them along on a short lead and keep an eye out for the dog-friendly food stalls!

There's so much to get up to at the Great British Food Festival in Harewood House! So head on down to Leeds for the weekend for guaranteed smiles on faces and full bellies for the whole family.

Book your Great British Food Festival tickets at Harewood House today, or take a look at the other Great British Food Festival dates: 

Leeds
LS17 9LG

Getting to Harewood House

By car

The village of Harewood is centrally placed in Yorkshire at the junction of the A61/A659 on the Leeds/Harrogate road.

Harewood has ample free parking. They are situated:

  • 5 miles from Wetherby and the A1
  • 7 miles from Leeds and Harrogate on the A61
  • 8 miles from the M1
  • 9 miles from Leeds/Bradford airport
  • 22 miles from York

The desitnation postcode is LS17 9LG, although Sat Nav users are recommended to try LS17 9LQ as this will bring you straight to the main archway entrance to Harewood House off the A61.

By bus

There is an excellent bus service from Leeds and Harrogate

The No. 36 runs to Harewood from Leeds and Harrogate runs every 15 minutes during the day Monday to Saturday, and every 30 minutes during the day on Sunday. 

No. 923 runs daily (except Sunday) and operates from Otley to Tadcaster via Wetherby.

By train

The nearest rail stations are Leeds and Harrogate. Taxis and bus connections are available.

  • Free parking
  • Wheelchair and pushchair access
  • Accessible and disabled-friendly toilets

The Great British Food Festival is dog-friendly.

Please note that all dogs must remain on a lead at all times and that owners must clean up after their dogs.

For hygiene reasons and the enjoyment of all visitors, dogs are not permitted into the food marquees/demonstration tents and/or most of the Estate buildings, so please bear this in mind when deciding whether or not to bring your furry friend with you.

Please note the visitor requiring a carer to attend with them, MUST be able to bring with them and show to the entrance team one form of valid, in date documentation, from their accepted list below, in order for the carer to be admitted for free on the day:

  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
  • Attendance Allowance (AA)
  • Blind Persons Registration
  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)
  • CredAbility's Access Card with +1 symbol
  • CEA Card

Unfortunately blue/orange badges, HANDS cards and carers passport are not valid ID for carers. 

It is politely requested that you do not bring your own food and drink, so please leave your picnics back at home.

Due to licensing laws, it is strictly prohibited for you to bring your own alcohol. Doing so may result in being escorted from the venue and no refund will be given

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